Matthew Klam

Matthew Klam is the author of the novel, Who Is Rich?, a 2017 New York Times and Washington Post Notable Book, longlisted for the Center for Fiction’s First Novel Prize, and Sam the Cat, winner of the PEN/Robert Bingham Prize for a Debut Short Story Collection, and a finalist for The Los Angeles Times Book of the Year, First Fiction. He’s a recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Whiting Award, and a National Endowment of the Arts. His writing has been featured in such places as The New Yorker, Harper’s, GQ, The New York Times Magazine, Esquire, The O’ Henry Prize Stories, The Best American Nonrequired Reading, and The Ecco Anthology of Contemporary American Short Fiction. He’s currently a Visiting Associate Professor of Creative Writing at Stony Brook University.